Should You Text After First Date?
To text, or not to text after first date? The verdict is in: It’s okay, but only if you follow a couple of rules.
By Jonathan Hackman
It’s the end of the first date. You’ve successfully navigated the dinner, got her to laugh, avoided coming on too strong—basically she’s completing your sentences. Things are looking good, and sparks are flying. By now you have separated for the night, and you’re left with the dreaded “text after first date.” Should you or shouldn’t you? How soon is too soon? What’s the right thing to say? Play it cool, and be aware she’s likely going through the same firestorm. You’ve made it this far; don’t blow it now. Here are some tips on texting after the first date.